[OS X TeX] ps2pdf with(out) texshop

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Tue Dec 1 17:59:27 CET 2009

At 10:33 AM -0600 12/1/09, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>On Dec 1, 2009, at 10:10 AM, Alain Matthes wrote:
>  >
>  > How to use ps2pdf14 without create a personal engine ?
>Set your TeXShop->Preferences->Engine->TeX + dvips + 
>distiller->Latex engine to
>simpdftex latex --extradvipsopts "-R0" --extratexopts "-synctex=1" 
>--distiller ps2pdf14
>The `--extradvipsopts "-R0"' is to allow relative paths for files, 
>the `--extratexopts "-synctex=1"' sets up the use of synctex and the 
>`--distiller ps2pdf14' tells simpdftex to use ps2pdf14 as the 
>distiller. Then just latex as usual.
>The latexmk engine is also set up to use ps2pdf14 by default.

Doesn't it make more sense to just specify ps2pdf as the distiller, 
so that if there are changes in the actual binaries then you'll 
always be up-to-date?


Alan Munn						amunn at msu.edu
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and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages		Tel. 
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